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Elbit Systems inaugurates MTC in Colombia

29th November 2017 - 15:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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An interconnected, multi-cockpit Mission Training Centre (MTC) built by Elbit Systems for the Colombian Air Force has been inaugurated , the company announced 27 November.

The MTC will provide realistic simulated battlefield training for a variety of aircraft systems and mission scenarios using a sophisticated computer generated forces solution to enable simultaneous participation of friendly and enemy forces.

The new MTC’s design is built on the Elbit Systems’ SkyBreaker MTC concept. The new centre will enable pilots, squadrons and ground controllers to conduct realistic, up to date training exercises and save actual flight hours.

The MTC can be used for basic and emergency training or for advanced mission-oriented training and can accommodate up to 24 trainees, training together in a real mission environment. The MTC will cover all stages of tactical mission training including planning, rehearsal, and debriefing.

Yoram Shmuely, general manager of Elbit Systems aerospace division, said: ‘We are proud to inaugurate the MTC for the Colombian Air Force. The MTC is yet another example of Elbit Systems’ technological leadership in the training and simulation field and it attests to the growing demand for all-inclusive interconnected simulation platforms that enhance the quality of training while reducing operational costs.’

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